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Ugandans Find a Reason to Vote in Their Rigged Elections

Despite the questionable accuracy of the results, many Ugandans who voted in this year’s election felt they were casting a ballot in favor of democracy itself.

Legal Remedies for Victims of Bribery under United States Law

The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has enabled "follow on" claims from foreign governments and others who suffer losses as a result of corrupt dealings. But many questions about the status of such claims remain open.

In Nigeria, Many Anticorruption Policies—and Lots of Corruption, Too

The president has made fighting corruption a top priority. Why is progress so slow?

Mexico’s Crisis of Impunity  

The latest episode of our Talking Justice podcast examines Mexico’s search for accountability for atrocities carried out not just by criminal gangs but by federal and state forces.

Following the Money through Chilean Politics

A series of investigations and indictments have shed light on a campaign finance system that consistently operates outside the law.

Elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo

This conference brings together institutional, academic, and civil society actors to discuss the role and responsibility of the EU in supporting a credible democratic process in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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